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Modeling soil erosion and sediment transport from fires in forested watersheds of the South Carolina Piedmont

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Crumbley, Tyler; Sun, Ge; McNulty, Steve

Year Published

2007

Publication

Emerging Issues Along Urban-Rural Interfaces II Conference Proceedings April 9-12 2007

Abstract

Forested watersheds in the Southeastern U.S. provide high quality water vital to ecosystem integrity and downstream aquatic resources. Excessive sedimentation from human activities in forest streams is of concern to responsible land managers. Prescribed fire is a common treatment applied to Southeastern Piedmont forests and the risk of wildfire is becoming increasingly important under the threat of changing climate.

Keywords

Rural-Urban Interface; Soil Erosion; Urbanization; Sediment; Piedmont

Citation

Crumbley, Tyler; Sun, Ge; McNulty, Steve. 2007. Modeling soil erosion and sediment transport from fires in forested watersheds of the South Carolina Piedmont. Emerging Issues Along Urban-Rural Interfaces II Conference Proceedings April 9-12 2007

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